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Encroachments shrink Hoodi, Sadaramangala lakes to death 19.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Plaster of Paris Ganesha idols and heaps of garbage dumped in Sadaramangala Lake, KR Puram, have remain uncleared, painting a sorry picture of the waterbody. Hoodi Lake, which is situated nearby, is also in shambles. The two lakes have shrunk drastically over the years. Hoodi lake, at one point in time, spanned 15.10 acres. The catchment area of these lakes was encroached upon by builders even as officials looked the other way. About 1.29 acres of Hoodi lake has been encroached upon by the government itself to build roads and burial grounds. Seema Garg, CEO, Karnataka Lake Conservation and Development Authority, said officials involved in the encroachment do not take the permission of the Authority before going ahead with the projects. She said now that it has been brought to their notice, they will take action. Operators of private water tankers used to draw water from the lake illegally and supply it to the city. But this has been stopped now, said Balachandran P, a resident. Sadaramangala Lake, which ...
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Civic polls: On anvil, infra plan for Patiala, Jalandhar 19.10.2017 The Tribune
Tribune News Service Chandigarh, October 18 For the election-bound civic bodies in Punjab, the Local Bodies Department is coming up with an infrastructure plan for Patiala and Jalandhar municipal corporations. The plan will be announced by Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh soon. This was stated by Local Bodies Minister Navjot Sidhu at a press briefing here today. Sharing details of a comprehensive plan to boost the urban infrastructure, Sidhu said Rs1,540 crore had been sanctioned by HUDCO for the upgrade of water supply and sanitation system of all cities and towns. It involves cleaning chocked sewers, augmentation of sewer lines and completing left-out works. The treated water from the sewage treatment plants would be provided for irrigational purposes. On the occasion, Advisor of the Local Government Department Amar Singh, Director KK Yadav and CEO of PMIDC Ajoy Sharma were also present. He said Rs2,127 crore had been approved for the development of cities which would be released soon. He added that ...
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To increase green cover, Pune Municipal Corporation will launch sanskriti themed project  17.10.2017 Pune – The Indian Express
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Unauthorised colonies, delay in Metro Phase-IV discussed by L-G, Puri 17.10.2017 dailypioneer
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Minister to review work of civic bodies 17.10.2017 Hindu: News
L-G, Delhi MPs to attend monthy meet
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Centre to hold monthly meet on Delhi development issues 16.10.2017 BusinessLine - News
Monthly meetings will be held on issues related to the development of Delhi, including urban infrastructure, the Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri said today. The meetings wi...
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Biggest problems in Delhi: Unauthorised colonies, delay in metro Phase-IV among issues, traffic congestion 16.10.2017 DNA: Top News
Unauthorised colonies in Delhi, delay in metro Phase-IV and growing traffic congestion in the capital were some of the key issues discussed today at a meeting attended by Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Lt Governor Anil Baijal among others, a senior official said. Issues relating to land management by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA), implementation of the Land Pooling Policy, and resource constraints of Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCDs) were also discussed in the one- and-a-half-hour long meeting held in Nirman Bhawan here, the official said. The meeting was also attended by Delhi Lok Sabha members and mayors of the three MCDs. Puri said the issues related to urban infrastructure in the national capital will be discussed with the Delhi MPs and mayors every month and today's meeting was part of the plan, the official said. Noting that it was easier to address issues such as police, law and order and land, which were under his direct control, Baijal urged the MPs and mayors to pursue more ...
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PM Modi takes a jibe at Lalu, calls him a leader with distorted mind 14.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took a jibe at RJD supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav calling him a leader with distorted mind.
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Shriram EPC bags multiple orders worth Rs. 349 crore 13.10.2017 Free Press Journal: Business
–      Rs.311 crore order from Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd –      Rs.
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Doklam effect: Army to embolden road construction work along India-China border 13.10.2017 HBL: Home
Post the Doklam fiasco, the Army has decided to focus on road construction activities along the India-China border areas even as it is mulling allotment of additional funds to BRO (Border Roads Organ...
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Indian Army to connect 4 mountain passes in Uttarakhand by 2020 13.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
The Indian Army will build roads to connect four mountain passes in Uttarakhand with additional funds to be allotted to the Border Roads Organisation for the construction of the roadways.
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India to build roads linking four mountain passes along China border by 2020 13.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
The Government has set a three-year timeline to build roads to link four strategically important high-altitude mountain passes along India's disputed border with China. With the recent military face-off between Indian Army and Chinese People's Liberation Army at Doklam Plateau in western Bhutan escalated tension between the two neighbours, New Delhi has decided to speed up building strategic infrastructure along the disputed Sino-India border. A conference of the military commanders in New Delhi has decided that the roads linking the four mountain passes – Niti, Lipulekh, Thang La 1 and Tsan
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Shriram EPC bags orders worth ₹349 cr 12.10.2017 HBL: Companies
Engineering company Shriram EPC has won multiple orders amounting to ₹349 crore.The first order amounting to ₹311 crore is from the Bihar Urban Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd for improveme...
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Hyundai Motor bags TN green award 12.10.2017 BusinessLine - National
Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has bagged the Green Award 2016-17 from the Tamil Nadu government for its sustainable and environment-friendly manufacturing operations. HMIL was declared winner after...
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Zoomcar launches 'PEDL' cycle sharing service; to enable 10,000 cycles by 2017 end 12.10.2017 thehansindia3903
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Locals write to World Bank on proposed Amaravati plan 10.10.2017
Vijayawada: Some residents living in the vicinity of the proposed Amravati capital city have written to the inspection panel of the World Bank maintaining that they have been negatively impacted by the process of assembling land for the city, and by activities related to the proposed World Bank-financed Amaravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project. If the board approves an investigation into the claim, the inspection panel will examine the World Bank"s compliance with its institutional policy framework. The panel will then submit a report to the WB"s Board. This process is likely to take several months but will not impact project preparation activities.   The ASCCDP, currently is at an early stage of preparation, it is expected to fund discrete urban infrastructure investments, including an initial road-grid network of about 145 km and flood mitigation.  It will also help upgrade village infrastructure in some of the 24 villages so as to integrate them fully into the ...
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Vision 2025: meet elicits a string of growth ideas 9.10.2017 Hindu: National
Development of 400 parks, rail underbridges on the list
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Vision 2025: Mysureans want heritage structures preserved 8.10.2017 deccanherald.com
Suggestions poured in for Vision 2025 with officials of various departments and the public urging for a 'Heritage Authority' to preserve and promote heritage structures in the city and also a separate authority for conducting Dasara celebrations and metro rail service. The government has formed teams based on five themes — Urban Infrastructure and Smart Cities; Social Justice, Healthcare and Education; Agriculture and Rural Development; Industrial Development, Services, Employment and Skill Development; Governance, Law and Justice. Each team has 20 members, including officials, citizens and members of various organisations. Even individuals can submit their suggestions for Vision 2025. Satellite towns Members of Urban, Infrastructure, Smart Cities suggested separate bodies to maintain and promote heritage structures and an authority for Dasara celebration. At present, a high power committee is headed by the Chief Minister and comprises ministers, Mysuru Deputy Commissioner and others. The members ...
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How to create jobs: Different strokes for different folks, say experts 6.10.2017 India Today| Cover Story
Growth in the recent period has been driven by services, which in itself was owing to substantial inflows of foreign finance. Many believe India needs rapid manufacturing growth (and, correspondingly, manufacturing-led growth) fuelled by both export growth and expansion of the domestic market.
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Fare hike necessary for Delhi Metro survival: Govt 6.10.2017 PTI: All news
Fare hike necessary for Delhi Metro survival: Govt
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